Environmental goods and services sector

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Construction is the biggest industry within the environmental goods and services sector
16 Dec 2016
The value of Finland's environmental goods and services sector was nearly EUR 36 billion in 2015. The value added of the environmental goods and services sector was nearly EUR 12 billion and its GDP share was 5.7 per cent. The environmental goods and services sector employed 132,000 persons and its exports amounted to around EUR eight billion in 2015. The environmental goods and services sector was most engaged in construction, where its turnover was nearly EUR 10.8 billion. These data appear from Statistics Finland's renewed statistics on the environmental goods and services sector for the years 2012 to 2015. The statistics are connected to the EU Regulation on environmental economic accounts.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2017.

Description: Statistics on the environmental goods and services sector describe business activities involving the environment practised in Finland. The environmental goods and services sector refers to production based on environmental pollution prevention or saving natural resources. The production may be producing of products, services or technology. Statistics on the environmental goods and services sector are part of the framework of the System of Environmental Economic Accounts (SEEA), which monitors the interaction between the environment and the economy. The EU's Regulation (No 691/2011, 538/2014) on European environmental economic accounts and its implementing Regulation (No 2174/2015) oblige EU Member States to compile statistics on the environmental goods and services sector starting from 2014.
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Keywords: energy production, air protection, waste management, waste water, turnover, noise abatement, emissions, non-renewable natural resources, renewable natural resources, environmental business activity, environmental protection, environmental economics.
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Change: The source material and the calculation method of this statistics have changed.
16 Dec 2016

Referencing instructions:

Statistics: Environmental goods and services sector [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5108. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.3.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ylt/index_en.html

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